1983 Earl Thomas Conley – Don’t Make It Easy for Me

Don’t Make It Easy for Me is the fourth album by Earl Thomas Conley, released in 1983 on RCA Records.

Earl Thomas Conley (October 17, 1941 – April 10, 2019) was an American country music singer-songwriter. Between 1980 and 2003, he recorded ten studio albums, including seven for RCA Records. In the 1980s and into the 1990s, Conley also charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, of which eighteen reached Number One. His eighteen Billboard Number One country singles during the 1980s marked the most Number One hits by any artist in any genre during that decade, excluding Alabama and Ronnie Milsap.


1  Don’t Make It Easy for Me (Earl Thomas Conley; Randy Scruggs) 03:53
2  Your Love’s On The Line (Earl Thomas Conley; Randy Scruggs) 03:28
3  Holding Her & Loving You (Walt Aldridge; Tom Brasfield) 03:18
4  You Can’t Go On (Like A Rolling Stone) (Earl Thomas Conley; Randy Scruggs) 03:06
5  Crowd Around The Corner (Earl Thomas Conley) 04:46
6  Ball & Chain (Elton John; Gary Osborne) 03:27
7  Angel In Disguise (Earl Thomas Conley; Randy Scruggs) 03:56
8  Under Control (Earl Thomas Conley; Nelson Larkin; Ron Oates) 03:34
9  Changes Of Love (Earl Thomas Conley; Randy Scruggs) 02:53
10  Home So Fine (Earl Thomas Conley) 03:07



BassJoe Osborn
BassBob Wray
BassJD Williamson
DrumsJerry Carrigan
DrumsMel Watts
DrumsJerry Kroon
GuitarKenny Mims
GuitarKyle Frederick
GuitarRandy Scruggs
GuitarKen Bell
GuitarSteve Gibson
Steel GuitarSonny Garrish
MandolinRandy Scruggs
PianoRon Oates
PianoTommy Montgomery
PianoSteve Scruggs
SynthesizerRon Oates
FiddleRob Hajacos
SaxJim Horn
PercussionJerry Carrigan
PercussionMel Watts
Background VocalsFred Conley
Background VocalsDennis Wilson
VocalsEarl Thomas Conley

Liner Notes

Producer – Nelson Larkin, Earl Thomas Conley
Producer (Associate) – Don Mundo
Engineer – Tommy Semmes, Tom Brown, Hank Williams
Engineer (Assistant) – Tricia Johnson, Don Cobb

Art Direction – Tal Howell
Type Design – Deb Mahalanobis
Photography – Mark Tucker

Mastered At Woodland
Mixed At Bennett House
Recorded At Scruggs Sound Studios
Phonographic Copyright (p) RCA Records
Copyright (c) RCA Records